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OSCE-wide Expert Seminar on Promoting Resilience of “Soft” Targets against Terrorist Attacks through Public-Private Partnerships

Category
Event
Venue
Vienna, Austria
Date(s)
-
Subject
Counter-terrorism    

Description

This workshop is organized by the Transnational Threats Department's Action against Terrorism Unit in support of the OSCE’s efforts to advance the implementation of UN Security Council resolutions 2396 and 2341 (2017) with the aim at raising awareness about the threat and to determine ways in which the OSCE can support OSCE participating States in increasing “soft” target resilience.

Summary

The one and a half-day seminar is being organized in support of the OSCE’s efforts to advance the implementation of UN Security Council resolutions 2396 and 2341 (2017) and will focus on the following topics:

  1. Understanding the threat - why protecting “soft” targets against terrorist attacks is critical;
  2. Being prepared: lessons learned and good practices from around the OSCE area;
  3. Challenges to protecting “soft” targets: places of worship and sport events;
  4. Involving local actors and the private sector;
  5. Public awareness and community engagement.

The seminar will be held at the level of expert officials with direct involvement in the protection of “soft” targets. Experts from international organizations and regional organizations as well as civil society, academia and representatives from the private sector will also be invited to share their experiences and ideas.

Information

Added on
04 Oct 2019
Origin
OSCE Secretariat / Transnational Threats Department / Action against Terrorism Unit
Type
Workshop
Organizer
OSCE Secretariat / Transnational Threats Department / Action against Terrorism Unit
Participants
Experts, International organizations, Academia, Private sector, Delegations
Keywords
public-private partnership, terrorist attack
Rights
OSCE